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Kabuli Chana Recipes, Chickpeas, Chole Recipes

chole recipes. kabuli chana recipes collection. White chickpeas also popularly known as Kabuli Chana are legumes with high protein content. It is a small, beige-colored bean that looks like a wrinkled hazelnut. They are widely used in Indian and Middle eastern cuisine. They have a nutty and creamy flavour, which makes them versatile. From salads to curries, they are very easy to cook and one of the best ingredients you can keep in your kitchen shelf. Apart from being rich in proteins, they have numerous other health benefits. They are high in fiber, rich in Folate, Vitamin B9, magnesium, and also, they are good for diabetics and help in weight loss.

Indian Kabuli Chana Recipes

Chole, an authentic dish from North India is a popular breakfast all over Punjab and Delhi. It can be eaten with piping hot bhature or kulchas. Infact, Chole is also the main ingredient of various chaat recipes like Chole Tikki Chaat, Chole Samosa Chaat.

You can replace the regular potato tikki with a paneer tikki or Potato and Methi Tikki to make flavorful Paneer Tikki Aur Chole, Potato and Methi Tikki with Chole. These chaats are generously smeared with whisked curds, peppy chutneys, tongue-tickling masalas and finally garnished with sev, coriander or pomegranate seeds.

The most important component to make the perfect Chole is the masala. You can add readymade chole masala or a home-made Chole Masala Powder. Using this, you can make various chole dishes like the pindi chole, peshawari chole etc.

You can even add boiled kabuli chana to make various rice-preparations like the Kabuli Chana Biryani, Kabuli Chana Kofta Biryani or the Achari Chana Pulao.

 

Here is a list of some of my favorite kabuli chana recipes :

1. Kabuli Chana and Paneer with Mixed Vegetables

2. Masala Chickpeas, Kabuli Chana Tea Time Snack

3. Mixed Dal with Spinach and Kabuli Chana

4. Chawli and Kabuli Chana Pulao

 

Healthy Kabuli Chana Recipes

Boiled chickpeas are a great addition to salads. They make them filling and adds a bite to it. The Mixed Sprouts Beetroot with a sweet, tangy and spicy dressing is rich in Vitamins and a nutritious & tasty salad for weight watchers. You can even combine whole grains like quinoa with kabuli chana to make a healthy Quinoa, Rocket Leaves and Chickpea Veg Salad.

Craving chaat while dieting? The Chick Pea Salad with Minty Curd Dressing is a tongue-tickling , tangy salad that will satisfy your cravings. Bored of eating salads all the time? You can quickly stir-fry Chick Pea, Broccoli and Carrot with oriental ingredients.

Middle-Eastern Chickpea Recipes

The famous mezze platter consists of various chips and dips, pickled veggies and other Mediterranean delights like falafel, pita bread, lavash. Hummus is an authentic Lebanese dip made by combining chickpeas with tahini, curd, garlic, lemon juice and olive oil. You can even enhance the taste of this traditional dip with the addition/ substitution of ingredients to make assorted hummus like Spinach Hummus, Thecha Hummus, Garlicky Hummus.

Using these various hummus, you can even make lip-smacking, quick sandwiches like the Toasted Hummus Sandwich with Vegetables and Lebanese Toasted Sandwich with Spicy Garlic Hummus.

Falafel are deep-fried, kabuli chana fritters. They can be eaten as appetizers or you can even stuff them inside pita pockets with a curd dressing to make healthy, sumptuous snacks like Falafel in Whole Wheat Pita Pockets.

Enjoy our kabuli chana recipes | Chickpeas |  Chole Recipes collection below. 

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Achari Chana Pulao, Pickled Kabuli Chana Pulao
Recipe# 30922
09 Nov 18

 by Tarla Dalal
For those who love the complex interplay of spices in pickles, this Pulao will be a dream come true. Rice, fortified with kabuli chana, is perked up with an interesting assortment of spices ranging from nigella and fenugreek to fennel seeds and black cardamoms, along with some readymade spice powder ....
Kabuli Chana Kofta Biryani
Recipe# 1970
26 Mar 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
A reminder of the opulence of the Nawabs, the Kabuli Chana Kofta Biryani is a royal treat that pampers you with every mouthful! Perfectly cooked long-grained rice is layered with a richly flavoured tomato gravy studded with scrumptious kabuli chana koftas. The gravy, made with tomato puree, masala p ....
Kabuli Chana Biryani
Recipe# 5297
06 Nov 18

 by Tarla Dalal
The Kabuli Chana Biryani is a unique blend of rice and pulses. Saffron-tinged rice is layered with a tongue-tickling kabuli chana gravy, covered with foil, and baked for a while till the flavours meld to make an awesome one-dish meal. This dish is so delicious that you just need to serve it with ....
Mixed Dal with Spinach and Kabuli Chana
Recipe# 4795
15 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Even if it is prepared using the same procedure adopted for individual dals, a mixture of dals always results in a different texture, aroma and flavour resulting from the synergy of the mix. When it is further augmented by kabuli chana and spinach, the experience gets richer. Cabbage and tomatoes gi ....
Kabuli Chana and Soya Chapati Rolls
Recipe# 7570
04 Apr 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This recipe makes a filling and balanced snack in itself. Chapatti provides energy giving carbohydrates; soya rolls are rich sources of protein and calcium whereas vegetables provide vitamins and fibre.
Kabuli Chana Stir- Fry
Recipe# 22675
16 Jan 17

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A spicy stir-fry version of the famed chana masala. This dry version is a combo of chana and potatoes perked up with ginger, garlic, green chillies and chana masala powder. Serve with rotis or as a part of the main course al ....
Chawli and Kabuli Chana Pulao
Recipe# 1542
26 Apr 17

 
by Tarla Dalal
When you hear the word pulao, the first thing that comes to mind is veggies and rice cooked with whole spices. But, this Chawli and Kabuli Chana Pulao is completely different. Here, the rice is combined with two pulses of contrasting colours and tastes, perked up with tomatoes, onions and a temp ....
Kabuli Chana Biryani (  Indian Cooking)
Recipe# 36929
30 Oct 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Kabuli chana together with tomatoes, curd and spices too gives rise to a lovely gravy that is layered with rice, and microwaved for the flavours to fuse. The rice itself is perked up with whole spices and herbs, which makes the Kabuli Chana Biryani even tastier. While such
Masala Chickpeas, Kabuli Chana Tea Time Snack
Recipe# 41905
15 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Enhance your tea-time with this scrumptious snack of par-boiled chickpeas cooked in olive oil with tongue-tickling spice powders. The combination of spices used to make the Masala Chickpeas guarantees a super wild time, what with garlic powder, chaat masala, and more such mouth-watering stuff. ....
Chole Bhature
Recipe# 2810
24 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
My earliest memories of Chole Bhature is of the one I ate at a popular eatery in Mumbai Known as "Cream Centre". On enquiring, I was told that the chick peas and spices were simmered together for hours resulting in a dish that a large number of Mumbaites relish even today! My version of chole ....
Achaari Aloo Roll ( Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32665
23 Dec 13

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Achaar is synonymous with indian cuisine. Undoubtedly, it adds a brilliant touch to wraps too! lacing the spicy potato filling with aam aur chane ka achaar makes your tongue tingle with joy. I’m sure you’ll love it purely because of its simplicity. This recipe has to be planned in advance as the ach ....
Garlicky Hummus
Recipe# 3523
11 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Thanks to Mediterranean cuisine for giving us this exciting dip! Chickpea is one of the most versatile beans that abounds in all major nutrients like vitamins A and C, iron, calcium as well as fibre. Hummus makes good use of this useful bean, by making it into a chutney-like form that can be u ....
Pindi Chole, Punjabi Pindi Chana Recipe
Recipe# 22786
20 Oct 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pindi Chole is a classic dish from the Punjabi repertoire, which is flavoured with a large assortment of spice powders and other ingredients like ginger, garlic, tomatoes and onions, which lend an irresistible flavour and aroma to it. While ....
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread
Recipe# 22573
24 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Lebanese dish, Falafel can classify as a sumptuous snack or a meal in its own right depending on when you have it! Here, unleavened pita bread is lined with tongue-tickling garlic chutney, topped with a tangy curd dressing and packed w ....
Power Poha
Recipe# 1854
12 Aug 14

 by Tarla Dalal
With iron-rich poha and protein-rich kabuli chana, Power Poha is an ideal breakfast that provides for your kids’ active days and constant growth. Bright yellow poha, interspersed with everybody’s favourite kabuli chana, with tomatoes for added brightness and lemon juice for a refreshing tang, Power ....
Peshawari Chole
Recipe# 30881
07 May 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Peshawar is a city situated along the eastern end of the khyber pass. It is a major center of arts and culture and is home to the delicious peshawari food. Punjabi food is in many ways influenced by peshawari style of cooking. Peshawari ch ....
Falafel in Whole Wheat Pita Pockets, Diabetic Friendly
Recipe# 3471
26 Dec 16

 by Tarla Dalal
We now bring you a famous Mediterranean dish in a diabetic-friendly form! Falafel is usually made of kabuli chana and deep-fried, but here we have made it with moong dal and cooked it in an appe mould to avoid deep-frying. You also get a good dose o ....
Aam aur Chane ka Achaar
Recipe# 3003
23 Jul 09

 
by Tarla Dalal
The summers in India are quite unbearable, but they have a saving grace - the mango season. Everyone looks forward to the yearly mango crop and housewives get busy blending the myriad spices needed for a whole year's supply of mango pickles. As pickles are an essential feature of the Indian menu, n ....
Pindi Chole Roll ( Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32651
23 Dec 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Each mouthful of this wrap feels so complete, and is so satiating! hmmm… pindi chole topped with gajar ka achaar and onion rings and rolled up in a simple roti, this makes a wholesome snack by itself. A two-minute wrap when you have leftover chole in the refrigerator!
Falafel
Recipe# 6511
07 Jul 12

 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious main course: Crisp patties made of channa, cabbage, carrots and capsicum are served atop fresh pita bread pockets and garnished with a chopped tomato and curd-garlic-spring onion dressing. Tuck-in!
Chana Chaat
Recipe# 2583
20 Aug 11

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a quick and exciting version of Chana Chaat, which kids will love even more than the elaborate version. Loaded with refreshing cucumber, succulent paneer, crunchy spring onions and other flavourful ingredients, this Chana Chaat is sure to be enjoyed thoroughly by kids. A dash of chaat ....
Chick Pea Salad with Mint Dressing
Recipe# 3596
31 May 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
One of the most nutritious beans - chick peas are rich in iron, protein and folic acid. Curds enrich this tangy salad with more protein and calcium while coriander and mint increase its vitamin a content. Chill this salad before you serve it so as to relish its delightful flavours.
Lettuce and Bean Salad
Recipe# 5721
10 Oct 14

 by Tarla Dalal
This iron-rich Lettuce and Bean Salad features crisp lettuce and juicy cucumber combined with mealy kidney beans and sumptuous chick peas, perked up with mint and coriander leaves, spring onion whites, etc. Lemon juice boosts the vitamin C content, which in turn ensures maximum absorption of iron. S ....
Hummus Dip  with Tahini Paste
Recipe# 33601
19 Jul 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
While we commonly make quick and easy versions of hummus with chickpeas, garlic and curds, this is a slightly more elaborate hummus dip enhanced with tahini paste. This authentic recipe has a rich mouth-feel and really strong flavour. Apart from the exciting flavour of tahini paste, the strong t ....
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 on 09 Jan 18 12:04 PM


Thanks for this lovely collection of Kabuli Chana recipes. Chole is a fab recipe and our family favourite.
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